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Legendary Adelaide startup supporter Moira Were was honoured in the coolest way at _Southstart

- March 18, 2022 3 MIN READ

Startup founders often talk about emerging from stealth mode, but it’s rare to see it used on someone within the ecosytem. But that’s what happened last week at the Impact Summit at _SOUTHSTART in Adelaide, when a group of supporters of local legend Moira Were announced they’d being raising funds to continue her work supporting the… Read more »

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Envato pledges $25,000 to Smiling Mind campaign

- January 4, 2022 < 1 MIN READ

The Envato Foundation has pledged to match donations up to a total of $25,000 as part of Smiling Mind’s annual giving campaign.  Smiling Mind is a non-for-profit app-based meditation program developed by psychologists and educators to help make mindfulness and mental health support more accessible for Australians of all ages.  The Envato Foundation had previously… Read more »

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Mike Cannon-Brookes backs $41.5 million raise for social impact startup Who Gives a Crap

- September 14, 2021 2 MIN READ

Sports stars and startup founders have rallied behind Melbourne impact venture Who Gives a Crap in a $14.5 million raise. The round was led by European family-owned impact investor Verlinvest, which also backed Swedish milk alternative Oatly. Executive director Raphael Thiolon will joining the Who Gives A Crap board. Also joining the raise were Grok… Read more »

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Here are the 8 startups going into the Social Impact Hub’s new scaling accelerator

- July 15, 2020 2 MIN READ

Sydney-based Social Impact Hub has selected eight startups to be part of the first cohort in its new Scaling Impact accelerator program.  Social Impact Hub founder and director Jessica Roth said the focused on selecting those enterprises that have strong business models, operating in resilient sectors and we chosen from more than 70 applications. “They… Read more »